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Google Offers to Help Others With the Tricky Ethics of AI
After learning its own ethics lessons the hard way, the tech giant will offer services like spotting racial bias or developing guidelines around AI projects.
451 Research Report on Orca Security’s Light, Agentless Approach to Cloud Security
Orca’s combination of SaaS delivery, SideScanning technology, and access to cloud configuration APIs provides security visibility and context into different aspects of cloud security with less friction than agent-based approaches.
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These AI-generated tennis matches are both eerie and impressive
The team trained their AI using a database of annotated footage. The cyclical nature of tennis helped them create a statistical model that predicts how stars like Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will play in certain situations.
ADM Systems in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A European Perspective
A 1-10 rating system based on mobile data analysis (“Coronameter”) and even voice surveillance are being explored at the time of writing, showing a clear trend for countries that made digital mass surveillance an integral part of their public health response to the COVID-19 disease: no matter how...
New Steps to Combat Disinformation
Disinformation comes in many forms, and no single technology will solve the challenge of helping people decipher what is true and accurate. At Microsoft, we’ve been working on two separate technologies to address different aspects of the problem.
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The Complete Guide to Building a Sales Forecast
We’ve organized this reference guide by the top questions sales teams have about the sales forecasting process, based on our internal conversations and more than 20 years of experience developing sales solutions.
New Steps to Combat Disinformation
Today, we’re announcing two new technologies to combat disinformation, new work to help educate the public about the problem, and partnerships to help advance these technologies and educational efforts quickly.
This AI Expert From Senegal Is Helping Showcase Africans In STEM
Not only has Adji Bousso Dieng, an AI researcher from Senegal, contributed to the field of generative modeling and about to become one of the first black female faculty in Computer Science in the Ivy League, she is also helping Africans in STEM tell their own success stories.
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Editorial Reviews Review "This landmark collection offers a first-rate introduction to the ethical challenges of artificial intelligence. Wide-ranging, accessible, and authoritative, it will be an essential guide to some of the most important issues of our time."
The Short Anthropological Guide to the Study of Ethical AI
This short guide serves as both an introduction to AI ethics and social science and anthropological perspectives on the development of AI.
Mia Dand’s Fight For Inclusion To Save Humanity From The Dark Side Of AI
Her most recent event, Women in AI Ethics Annual Conference brought together important voices in the current state of diversity in ethics and AI. I was devastated so I opened a bottle of wine and was doomscrolling when I stumbled across a Twitter thread about a list I had published earlier that year...
Flexibility and Manufacturing Productivity: Part 2 – Human Capabilities Overcome Technological Limitations
Relying on a few examples, we will show how the inefficiencies and inflexibilities of high levels of automation show up in suboptimal labor and capital allocations and higher-than-warranted manufacturing costs.
This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 29)
How Special Relativity Can Help AI Predict the Future Will Douglas Heaven | MIT Technology Review “The AI can make guesses about the future without having to learn anything about the progression of time, says Vlontzos.
Robot takes contact-free measurements of patients’ vital signs
“We thought it should be possible for us to use a robot to remove the health care worker from the risk of directly exposing themselves to the patient.” Using four cameras mounted on a dog-like robot developed by Boston Dynamics, the researchers have shown that they can measure skin temperature,...
Domain-specific language model pretraining for biomedical natural language processing
A new paradigm for building neural language models in biomedicine and specialized domains Pretrained neural language models are the underpinning of state-of-the-art NLP methods.
Introducing Opacus: A high-speed library for training PyTorch models with differential privacy
We are releasing Opacus, a new high-speed library for training PyTorch models with differential privacy (DP) that’s more scalable than existing state-of-the-art methods.
Hopfield Networks is All You Need
The new energy function is a generalization (discrete states continuous states) of modern Hopfield Networks aka Dense Associative Memories introduced by Krotov and Hopfield and Demircigil et al.